Echoes of Ellington

Sat 31 Aug 7:30pm

From £7.50 to £25.00

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Part of Snape Proms

Saturday 31 August 2019 - 7.30pm
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The Jazz Planets

Echoes of Ellington Jazz Orchestra
Pete Long conductor

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Following a first half of classic pieces by the great Duke Ellington, an all-star line up of outstanding jazz musicians perform a tribute to Ellington and Gustav Holst.

Ellington wrote exquisite big band suites based on Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker and Grieg’s Peer Gynt. Inspired by these, director of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra and Echoes of Ellington founder Pete Long has written his own suite for jazz orchestra based on Holst’s famous orchestral suite The Planets. Each planet has its own character and solo instrument. The result is unmistakably big band jazz in the style of Ellington, from punchy energy to beautiful tranquility.

Venue Address:

Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP